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May 13, 2012 10:00pm PDT
investment to happen. >>> jerry brown is set to unveil his revised budget plan after announcing the state faces an even bigger deficit than predicted. brown said the budget gap will grow almost $7 billion more than expected due to weak tax revenues and slow progress in cutting budgets. the projected shortfall is now $16 billion. tomorrow in los angeles, brown is scheduled to introduce a new fiscal plan and outline how he proposes to fill that budget gap. one effort to recall oakland major gene quan appears to be fizzling out. one plan has until tomorrow to collect signatured needed. there won't be enough time to gather all the required signatures. the southbound group has until july 2nd to -- the second group has until july 2nd to collect the needed signatures. >>> despite indication that is the group had planned to leave, there had been word protesters would remove their farming equipment but instead the university says the group stayed overnight. the occupiers took over the land back on earth day and want to create a community urban farm. the project is set to begin on the land this wee
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May 29, 2012 6:00am PDT
plates since 2002, however $3 million was reportedly raided by governor jerry brown and governor arnold schwarzenegger to plug in budget gaps. only $80,000 went to the victims of 9/11 and 40,000 was pleasant on antiterrorism programs. >>> today, people will be armed with -- among them all bright the first woman of the secretary of state. and the medal of freedom is awarded to those who made major contributions to society. >>> let's go to sal and check in on the commute how is it going, sal? >>> not bad, if you are driving in some areas but other areas are getting busy though. highway 4 is getting busy passed willow pass grade and there is a stalled big-rig making it slow and even if that area is getting slowed, you will see it because of the rain blockage and you will see traffic will be a little bit slow now that the metering lights have been turned on. and the morning drive looks good on 280 and 81 so we are off to some good starts in santa clara valley. let's go to steve. >>> we have some sun in a few locations and it will fall -- what i am trying to say, the fog will burn off even t
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May 15, 2012 6:00pm PDT
brown's new spending plan. the tough questions they had for his finance team. >> back here in just 10 minutes, we have a small forecast a bit warmer for your neighborhood. >>> the state has placed oikos university nursing program on -- regulators say they were concerned about the school before a man shot and killed seven people last month. >>> the state took heat for the governor's revised budget plan. >> what are you doing differently now so we're not ensuring that we're back next year in the same hole? >> all i can say is that as a department we're using our best judgment and using the information we have at any point in time to build the budget. >> technically lawmakers now have one month to submit a budget for the governor to sign. >>> governor brown reiterated today it is going to take difficult cuts as well as the passage of a tax hike initiative in november to wipe out the projected $16 billion state budget gap. >> we have to exercise the budget discipline. i'm determined to do that by whatever means necessary. we're going to come out with a balanced budget. >>> advocates are p
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May 14, 2012 4:30am PDT
out he was not hit apple took him into custody. governor jerry brown will release his state budget. instead of the $9 billion budget gap, the state is now facing a $16 billion deficit and that's mainly due to lower tax deficits. now in the video, he once again makes the pitch to voters to approve his plan for tax hikes in november. >>> today is the start with the third leader in five months. scott tonight sop is out just of a six mops of ceo. he has been diagnosed with thyroid cancer but many say thompson's fate at the head of yahoo was sealed after it was revealed he padded his resident pavement. >> i honestly thought they would make this decision much more quickly than this. >> yahoo who had a global fate, there were three e board member and he was the first man to pressure him to fire thompson and he said in what's new board is working with leadership to unlock why he significant value. he is threatening to expose all of yahoos problems. >>> there are propers that free of the top executives cheaper. it follows a $2 billion loss by one of the bank's trading groups. >>> and tonigh
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May 12, 2012 10:00pm PDT
>>> governor brown is making a new push to raise taxes after new projections show the state budget is in even more dire straits than expected. >> california is looking at a lot more red ink in the state budget with new estimates putting the deficit beyond $15 billion. we will learn more details as the revised budget on monday comes out. but we already know at least one way the governor plans to deal with the deficit. >> reporter: you know, you see this kind of thing in a lot of communities. parents say they already pitch in a lot of their own money to education. and tonight, the governor warned of more cuts to education, and public safety, if voters don't approve those tax hikes in november. >> i'm governor jerry brown -- >> reporter: about a minute into this video, he announced the bad news. >> we're facing a $16 billion hole, not the $9 billion we thought in january. >> i'm not surprised. it's bad. it's our future that they're compromising. >> reporter: tracy joyce has two daughters in school in contra costa and isn't happy to hear education is back on the chopping block. >> i'm
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May 14, 2012 12:00pm PDT
hours ago, governor brown unveiled a revised and as you tear government plan. the proposal increases funding for education and -- austere. the proposal increases funding for education and this will leave the state with a $15 billion deficit. he also made a pitch for his november ballot measure to raise income taxes on high earners and boost the state sales tax by .25. >> i said before, it's taken a long time, more than a decade, to get into this mess. we're not gonna get out of it in a year. >> the plan would slash state workers' pay by 5% through either a shorter workweek or cuts in hours and wages. >>> and the growing crisis in sacramento is certain to have a huge impact on the bay area. that includes alameda county where supervisors are already struggling to deal with a budget shortfall. today they will meet to discuss ways to close an $88 million deficit. >>> tomorrow is the deadline for bay area school districts to issue final pink slips for layoffs for the 2012/2013 school year. the preliminary notices were issued to teachers back on march 15th and now two months later, most d
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May 14, 2012 6:00pm PDT
. >>> governor jerry brown unveiled his spending plan today and says new cuts are required to fix the budget gap. >> the real problem will be to get the one time cuts at the level we ask. which is half. >> over the weekend he revealed california's budget short fall is $16 billion. $9billion higher than anticipated. he also renewed his push for the tax initiative. here is the key elements of the budget. public employees are asked to take a 5% pay cut. trial court lose $544 million and cuts to gal grants. and hospitals and nursing home that serve medical patients would receive reduced payments. >> offices may be closed more often, ktvu's john fowler is live where he discovered voters growing frustration. >> reporter: along highway 4, delayed by construction and will be for at least three sect is complete. lot of people said they are concerned because contractors, including caltrans are among the employees the governor wants to work less. >> hurts our perception of california. falling behind. >> something has to happen. maybe we have to suffer before it gets better. >> reporter: waiting for two hou
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May 3, 2012 6:00pm PDT
jerry brown's proposed tax hikes. it's being done in called right track california. spoke on the steps of the capital. they say the governor's push to raise taxes will hurt california's economic recovery. one lawmaker said sacramento simply needs to get its finances in order. >> simple when you tell the truth and when you listen to the people. they prioritize their lives every day. >> reporter: the republicans say the democratic controlled legislature should instead be focused on trimming spending. >> meantime democrats say they are standing firm on protecting certain programs for the poor and most vulnerable. >> we will do all we can to minimize the impact on people who are most in need. including the child care providers and the families who depend upon the child care. >> while makers are hoping for a revenue boost from the so called facebook effect, facebook ipo later this month could bring millions to the state covers. >>> who spent more than 20 years in sacramento has died. he served 8 years in the state assembly and 16 in the state senate. before that he served on the concord cit
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May 29, 2012 10:00pm PDT
. >>> a new poll suggests the majority of california voters support governor brown's tax hikes. 59% of likely voters favor the ballot initiative that would temporarily raise the sales tax and tax high wage earners. california faces a budget deficit of $16 billion. >>> governor brown is starting an investigation. the ap says only 40% of the 15 million collected so far has gone to anti terror programs. they were supposed to get 85%. and almost none has gone to pay for scholarships from children from california who lost their parents in the attacks as was supposed to happen. the rest was reportedly used to reduce the state's budget deficit or to pay for other budget items. >>> the california high speed rail process has a new boss, he's jeff morales. morales has previously worked on president obama's transition team. morales said he was honored and looked forward to working on the high speed rail project. >>> it appears more drivers acted responsibly this memorial day weekend. that is down from 119 arrests made at the same time last year. two fatal crashes were reported over the weekend the sam
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May 18, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. >>> governor jerry brown is taking some riving after a facebook gaffe. brown said facebook started in california, but zuckerberg actually created it at harvard. brown quickly corrected himself saying facebook quickly moved to california where other tech companies are. >>> and zynga took a hit. we'll have more on this story at 6:00. you will also find continuing coverage on our website ktvu.com. >>> another bay area social networking website had another boost today. >>> members of the group of eight some of the world's richest neighs gathered at camp david for meetings today and tomorrow. the greek government had claimed that german chancellor merkel made the suggese convers with the president of greece. >>> the facebook ipo didn't do a whole lot to lift the economic worries. the dow jones average continued it two week slump. for the week it lost 3-1/2% of its value. the dow has also closed down in 12 of its sessions. >>> police arrest an attorney for a fatal hit-and-run that killed an east bay cyclist. this was the scene in dublin where a 57-year-old man was killed on tuesday. it h
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May 25, 2012 5:00am PDT
. as you said there, dave, the celebrations does kick off today. governor jerry brown will be at the gift of the bridge ceremony this morning at 10:00. that is just the start of all the festivities. there will be events going on all weekend long. then sunday evening main event a major fire works show. a show so big it will be shutting down the bridge from 9:00 until midnight on sunday. the bridge district is advising anyone that wants to see the show to take public transportation to the area. parking will be very limited this weekend. one of the best ways to see the show is from the water. somewhere a nice clear morning right now coming back to our live shot. hopefully that's what it will be like on sun. one of the best views you will get is from the water that is a little preview of what we will be doing this morning. we will have an awesome view of the golden gate bridge. for now we are live in san francisco christien kafton. >> i'm jealous of christien. he's right there. if you want more details on this weekends celebration, go to ktvu.com look for the golden gate at 75 tab it's right
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May 29, 2012 5:00pm PDT
-and-run charges. sheila salmon moloski seen here in the brown outfit there is the principal after paul revere school. she's accused of driving drunk and trying to flee after hitting two cars near the golden gate bridge earlier this month. officers say she had a blood alcohol level higher than .08. she is said to return to court june 26th. >>> at this hour homicide detectives in san jose are investigateing the case of a body that was found today in a local pond. robert handa is here today to tell us why that incident generated so many questions today, robert. >> reporter: well we are at the pond in south san jose where investigators spent the morning and early afternoon searching for a body that they are trying to determine is a homicide victim. they are searching this area for a number of different reasons. it is a sight that many people in the bay area are familiar seeing. the sheriff dive team out early this morning searching a local water way. this time a percolation pond in south san jose. when word spread through the neighborhood saying this was a search for a body people came out knowin
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May 15, 2012 4:30am PDT
. >> in governor brown's revision, k through 12 education is spared but if they don't pass his tax proposal schools will be next on the chopping block. >> they are going to reject them in november as well. >> they will now study the governor's plan and they will come up with their own recommendations. the dead line is june 15thth. for more on the proposals you can go to our website. we have posted his revised section of politics in our website. >>> they are now celebrating rebirth. it was a scene of joy 20 months after the deadly blast of san bruins no. many are returning to new homes. they have been living in rented homes since that deadly blast. >> sleeping in a rented bed with rented sheets and now it is going to be mine. >> still trying to place things and you miss things you don't have anymore. >> many more families are expected to move back soon into san bruno neighborhood and they hope to welcome back more in these months and weeks ahead. >>> they are searching for a man which happened on silver avenue. police have not released the name of the victim but police say he was driving a dark colo
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May 25, 2012 12:00pm PDT
brown was on hand this morning. >> don't shrink because you have budget cuts. or few taxes. you know, suck it in. [ laughter ] >> we got to build, we got to do it right and this brink, i think it expresses that sense. >> reporter: we have been working on this story since 5:00 a.m. this morning. three hours ago we were under the bridge where we got these beautiful shots and earlier today we were on the marina green and we got a sneak peek at the light show for sunday evening, that could be part of sunday evening's light show. we can tell you david stevenson is working hard on this story and we will bring you the latest tonight at 5:00 and 6:00. live in san francisco, christien kafton, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> for more details on the weekend celebration and a slide show of photos, head to www.ktvu.com and look for the golden gate bridge tab on the home page. >>> 20 minutes ago a sailing regatta got underway. look at that. this is the first one allowed since last month's deadly crash. news chopper 2 caught these pictures. the race is responsered by the san francisco -- spo
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May 29, 2012 4:30am PDT
under the influence. justin brown was arrested on highway 101 just south of the golden gate bridge earlier this month. she had a bloodel alcohol content after hitting 2 cars and driving away. last year they complained about the paul revere disciplinary method. >> there are almost 6500 crosses on the corner of deer hill and bart station. each one represents a soldier or american air marine who died. >> although they not an active combat role, they will still have it and that is the reason we will remain here. >> the department of veteran's affairs says veterans commit suicide every day. 21-year-old army specialist hernandez died saturday in southern afghanistan. enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised bomb. >>> right now it is 450 . new project for michelle obama, the underwater vessel she agreed to stops sore. >>> the first words she spoke to her family in peeks, stay tuned for more -- familiar in weeks, stay tuned. . >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news, the victim of a flesh eating bacteria is now speaking. the family of amy said she is speaking for the f
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May 7, 2012 7:00am PDT
memorial. governor brown will be among those attending the ceremony. >>> meanwhile, several bay area police officers are taking part in a national event honoring this officer and other officers. overnight, they took a red eye flight from oakland to new york city. they will join others in a marathon bike ride to raise money for the national law enforcement memorial. three vallejo police officers still grieving the loss of the officer will be among the riders. >> we've not forgotten him or his family. we think about him all of the time. >> these barelies traveled light -- bay area police officers traveled light and shipped all of their bike gear ahead of time, free of charge. >>> the city of san francisco may be losesle 49ers to santa clara but they are not going away empty-handed. the "chronicle" says the 9ers will have the option of staying until 2019 or earlier. in return, the team would give the city $1 million. san francisco would also be part of the 49ers' bid to bring the super bowl to the bay area as early as 2016. >>> well, today is the deadline for students to submit designs for at
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May 8, 2012 4:30am PDT
it 011. 24-year-old thomas adams died in mendocino county last february. >>> governor jerry brown joined hundreds of law enforcement who died in the line of actuality. one of the officers was jim cap pooh 0 died in november pursuing a robbery suspect. we now know what killed art kit kinkaid. his death was an accident caused by a fatal combination of alcohol and valium. his brother told the san jose mercury news his brother had battled it for years and relapsed just prior to his deaths. he sold more than 10 million beyond pieces. the second face against or call is now underway. they will hear testimony on whether it private two -- violates two java pat tents and one is in favor of or call. it could not agree on the 4th basis for a setelment. >>> it will go before the -- go before the board of supervisors. the full board is expected and mount any riders who have not paid a fair will go through the front door but if you have a chicker pass or jump he and really the better rider experience of not having to wait so lock at one of our many bus stops is the real benefit. >> now 451, he is being
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May 14, 2012 5:00am PDT
governor jerry brown will announce the budget and we will tell you what is on the chopping block. >>> what you need to know about the routes and road closures, coming up. >>> plus a shocking magazine cover, president barack obama puts same sex marriages back in the spotlight. . >>> good morning, thank you for joining us. i am pam cook. >> and let's go to steve, how is the weather? >>> that system moved close enough to enhance the fog bank, the fog is still there but it will be a cool, cool morning and partly sunny breezy day, highs below average, here is your update on traffic and here is sal. >>> as you drive passed the coliseum, it is a little bit south of here in union city there are a couple of minor problems and also this morning the commute looks good at the bay bridge toll plaza, let's go back to dave and pam. >>> an investigation is happening right now into an officer involved shooting. it happened shortly before 11:00 last night in the backyard of parish road. tara moriarty is in napa and tara, there are several big questions surrounding the shooting good morning. >> rep
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May 14, 2012 6:00am PDT
they are facing 16 billion. governor jerry brown said if they don't approve his tax cuts, there will be a new round of cuts to compensation and welfare. >>> they are certainly having an impact here in the bay area. alameda is having mop my problems of -- money problems of their own. they will discuss how to close the budget with less money coming in from the state capital. >>> and the latest magazine cover has a new attention grabbing cover about president barack obama's new announcement that he supports same sex marriage. now it shows a rainbow halo over his words called the first gay president. it will be center stage today when the president gives a commencement address. the president's comments sparked a spiritual debate at several churches and the ceremony included songs and scriptures with president barack obama's support of gay marriage. the pastor made it clear he stands behind the president and even a higher power. >> why do you think you have a right to tell others -- [inaudible] >> even though we don't believe it as christians, people have a right to do whatever they want to do and
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May 21, 2012 5:00pm PDT
faced last year. he mentioned the january 2011 police shooting of raheim brown who was parked outside of a school dance. police claim the officer opened fire after seeing raheim brown stab another officer. >> it is disgusting. you have no right to take a person's life because you are a police officer. he wasn't trying to hurt him. >>> the district plans to cooperate. >> we have nothing to hide. we will accommodate any request. >> reporter: we reached out to theuse departments of -- to the u.s. department of justice but haven't received a comment. cara liu, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> friends and family of a fallen army sergeant gathered today, they died may 6 in afghanistan. it was his third tour of duty. his first in afghanistan. funeral services were held this morning. he is survived by his wife and two sons. >>> president obama said today that nato allies agreed to a plan to wind down the war in afghanistan. president obama said when the u.s. combat mission in afghanistan ends next year, nato will continue to train and advise afghan forces. >> we can pull back our troops in a respons
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May 22, 2012 5:00am PDT
games. back in march governor jerry brown signed off on an agreement to begin working. they ratified it this month. now it is up to the department of interior to give the final okay. >>> we are looking at traffic all over the pay but it will be busy on highway 4 and bay point. you can see it here and it is not stop and go but certainly a lot of people get on the freeway to avoid very heavy traffic. certainly it is closed tonight between 4:00 and 6:00 and we will do it didn't and obviously so many will cheer. let's look at the bay bridge toll plaza. some low clouds and few and the cop mute looks good, it is getting a little more and that traffic looks good from burke down to vallejo -- berkeley down to vallejo. >>> there is a strong jetstream plunge inginto oregon and even if we have the sunshine, it will be a breezy day. 59 san jose and we have been telling with a lot of 40s although that is not the case this morning. northwest san jose, that comes moving into washington, we are not quote sure and if you have plans, there will be some snow showers up there for us and a wind will cle
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May 13, 2012 7:00am PDT
. >> jerry brown releases the revised budget. >> we are facing a $16 billion hole. not the 9 billion, we thought in january. this means we have to go much further and make cuts far greater than i asked for at the beginning of the year. >> the governor gave a glimpse of the projection through a you tube video. blames the ballooning deficit on slow recovery and judges and administrators for blocking health cuts for the poor. they include education and state compensation and welfare. we talked to a mother in in the county. >> i work hard. pay taxes. we are trying to get the kids in college and get a good education for that. california is supposed to be, people move here because it is great. we are definitely in a bad place. >> they must approve tax hikes temporarily raising the sales tax by a quarter of a % and increase income taxes on people earning at least $250,000 a year. we have posted his people on ktvu.com: the state will receive much needed revenues with facebook's public offering. it is expected to happen on friday. it will be between 28 and $35 a share. california predicts more t
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May 19, 2012 7:00am PDT
of 20-year-old raheem brown by a school police sergeant. brown was allegedly trying to stab another officer with a screwdriver when he was shot. the grand jury is also examining accusations that the school's police chief made racist remarks after a golf tournament. >>> police in richmond are stepping up patrols after a series of shootings yesterday a ktvu photographer rode along with two officers. the officers say there's a feud going on between two gangs, one from central richmond, the other from north richmond. >> i don't want gang members from north richmond to come down here, drive by and shoot them up and have them shoot back and cause chaos for everybody, all the people who are not involved who are just trying to live their lives. >> richmond police say they are using a new program that targets gang members and directs them to jobs and social programs. they say overall violent crimes in the city is down the past two years. >>> a judge has given the green light to dig up a long lost south bay cemetery. construction workers at valley medical center in san jose stopped the hammer
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May 10, 2012 6:00pm PDT
it closed at $19. governor jerry brown delivered signed petitions to get his tax hike initiatives on the negative ballot. they had gathered 1.5 million signatures. >> it is fair. and it will take a major step forward in putting california in a solid position. >> the initiative asks voters to approve higher income taxes on the wealthy and a tax hike. he says the money will be used to fund schools and public safety. >>> prosecutors charged a raiders wide receiver for driving under the influence. darrius heyward-bey was pulled over on april 7. he failed a sobriety test but did not release his blood alcohol level. darrius heyward-bey is set to appear in court may 31. >>> mothers against drunk driving is blasting a bill in sacramento. the bill was co-sponsored by roger hernandez who is facing drunk driving charges. it would allowed drink drivers to avoid jail time and instead take classes. >> these offenders will be back on the streets and endangering drivers. >> supporters say the bill aims to ease jail over crowding. >>> san francisco police are asking for the public's help in mindin
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May 11, 2012 6:00pm PDT
, there is green in the fragrant ground and also brown. fog creating fire concerns as they always do. concord and 68 in san francisco. it's starting to feel like summer inl long range models as we go out ten days no rain. i will see you back with the mother's day forecast. >> and stay with us, 24 hours a day for the very latest on the weather conditions where you live. >> mark was in palo alto trying to sell investors on the facebook's public offering. >> reporter: a lot of money on the line with this ipo and the potential investors want answers before they bet millions of dollars on the stock come next week. >> armed with questions and the facebook ceo showed up to answer them. . >> it was brought up mark is a visionary and whatever he felled for him to do with instragram was his bias decision. >> reporter: think are gearing up for the initial offering, on monday he wants to facebook road show in new york and it continues in palo alto. it's designed to help the company and its it bankers look at investor demand and settle on a final stock price. >> what it's worth and -- i think -- it's
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May 16, 2012 12:00pm PDT
revise reached this week, government brown, back in january, his budget included a proposal to eventually shift all juvenile inmates to county facilities but the counties already struggling with adult prisoners sent from state prisons said they just couldn't handle it. >>> this was art visual day for a group of visually-impaired students. >> taking my time. >> they visited the remember them sculptures in downtown oakland. after the visit, they were heading to the studio of the sculpture's creator. >>> richmond city council voted 5-2 last night to put a soda tax proposal on the ballot in november. if approveds it would tack on one penny per ounce on sugary drinks sold in the city. the sporters say the goal is to help children. but critics say it will negatively affect businesses and low income people. the proposed soda tax would generate an estimated $2 million to $8 million and that money would be used to support youth sports and nutrition programs. >>> the amgen tour of california bike race began stage four within the past 90 minutes. [ cheers ] >> racers took off around 11:00 a.m. from
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May 18, 2012 9:00am PDT
killed it to the tune of chris brown's "look at me now." ♪ well, he's back and in his latest video he's tackling those on the internet who incorrectly use your and you're. he's doing it to the tune of "somebody i used to know." ♪ >> i love this man! >> if you can kind of understand his very fast rap style, he gets to the point here, the differences between you're and your. >> this one is a contraction like you apostrophe are. >> why is it so it difficult to understand this? >> i'm going to hug you for bringing this video into my life! >> if you want to check out the entire video, head to rightthisminute.com. >> i have a new crush. i think i have a crush on pancake rapper. >>> a little staple chase action. >>> and he actually kind of pulled a matrix >>> this is max. max is cute to the max, but his talent? not so much. as you can see, there's a rake in his mouth, and he's trying to get through the door but he can't figure out that he can't. >> oh, he can't figure out just to put it in sideways and walk through the door of. >> if he just put one end in and then slides in and does the o
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May 18, 2012 6:00pm PDT
video of the ipo. >>> the state legislative analyst says he supports governor brown's latest plan to close california's budget cut. the $15.7 billion budget gap was called realistic. he does warn it may be overstating how much revenue will be devastated. >> if they take actions, and we stress ongoing actions we can put a major dent into our budget problem. >> reporter: the analyst also said that the state will not cash in on facebook's ipo for months. >>> oakland mayor gene quan went on the defensive over the coliseum project. the mayor wants to transform the coliseum into restaurants, hotels and shops and new facilities. today mayor quan's office released a statement disputing recent reports that claim the city doesn't have the money to move forward. the mayor adds the project would generate more than 30,000 local jobs. >>> tonight on the 10:00 news we take a closer look at the fight to keep the oakland a's in town. >>> a walnut creek law -- lawyer is headed to the state court. jerome fishkin is representing sergio garcia. garcia was allowed into the state board after passing th
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May 22, 2012 9:30am PDT
it is female maybe even looking for some female peacock love. >> i thought they were brown and didn't have feathers. >> no, that's the male. >> i thought they were blue. >> i'm pretty sure that christiane minored in peacockology. >> females are green. >> the males are the fancy ones. >> it doesn't matter. >> i know that i'm wrong. >> this kangaroo was trying to get himself a little bit of peacock tail. >> imagine that cross breed. >> a kangacock. >> or a pearoo. >>> that's it for our show. thanks so much for joining us. if you have one more video, this is the beginning of the 2012 cliff diving series. enjoy it! cliff diving series. enjoy it! we'll see you tomorrow. -- captions by vitac -- www.vitac.com
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May 25, 2012 9:00am PDT
are not allowed to go in the house. >> i have a feeling this guy is going to probably have to turn in his brown shorts. >>> a bad day here at the "right this minute" studio is when our youtube videos don't play. >> when we don't have internet connection. >> yes. check out the bad day they had at wibw, a local news station in topeka, kansas. the surveillance video picks up from the lobby of their station, a man grabs a lamp, smashes it through the front door and makes his way into the station. the man walks down the hall, and then begins punching and fighting a number of employees. before you know it, almost ten guys are out there, trying to subdue this man who has been identified as ray miles. a homeless veteran. now, it looks like they have him subdued. but this is when the worst happens. ray miles starts biting some of these men, and eventually pulls out a knife. there's even a bigger struggle. a man is now standing on top of him, ray actually stabbed two employees, one of which was a man who was a sales manager. he was -- the whole time screaming, i'm going to fing kill you all. the two men
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May 29, 2012 6:00pm PDT
to see more browning this week especially with the 90s starting to pop in. the bay area forecast, it's dry and it's warm. it's going to be one of the nicer weeks we see. a consistent week. it'll be a little cooler as we get into sunday afternoon, maybe upper 70s. >> like that graphic shows all the microclimates. >> thank you bill. >> thanks, bill. >>> coming up on bay area news at 7:00 on tv 36. members of a south bay football team are in mourning. >> days after scoring the game winning touchdown here at hp pavilion a san jose saber cats player passes away. what police say about his death. >> and times are more than just changing they've come full circle from music legend bob dillan. the top honor he receiveed from the white house today. >>> a hunting trip has caused a political fire storm in sacramento. the changes that state lawmakers are now considering in response to this picture of the california fish and game chief. >>> more fall out tonight from the controversial picture of the head of the fish and game. killing mountain lions is illegal in california. republicans say because
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May 1, 2012 9:30am PDT
of darnelle brown. that little boy you see right there, they say darnelle was sitting with his dad. the next thing the dad knows, darnelle slips down into the drain hole. that's a 20-foot deep casing. he fell in and you see all those big, burly firefighters, you think they can climb down there and get him? no. they had something up their sleeves in that fire department. this woman, rosa tellis, 4'11". >> she is tiny. she fit in that hole. >> it was tight but as you can see, i'm really small. >> she said this was very special to her for a big reason. >> i have boys so it is kind of personal. it just makes it all worth coming to work and being dropped down a hole to be able to hand them their baby back. >> was he injured in any way? >> he was taken to the hospital, treated, released, bumps and bruises. >> i bet that little boy was terrified. >> i don't think he will walk by a manhole without thinking of this. >> look. it is the blue sky tornado. >> now, is this officially a tornado and not maybe some sort of dust storm? >> it is. see where it happens. >> and we've heard of sacci bombers and ph
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May 2, 2012 12:00pm PDT
jerry brown's office. >>> construction crews working on the new eastern span of the bay bridge are reaching another milestone today in its construction. workers finished putting the suspension cable in place last month. now caltrans says the cable is ready to hold the weight of the bridge. more than 17,000 pencil, thick steel wires will be fixed so steel saddles can be placed on them a caltrans spokesperson talked about the milestone late this morning. >> it's a big milestone for us to get to the point where the cable is ready to start receiving those saddles and take the weight of the bridge. >> caltrans says after this stage, workers should be ready to start hanging suspension cables to the deck by the end of the summer. the $6 billion eastern span is set to open september of next year. >>> well, our warm weather pattern over the past few days, coming to an end. in fact, taking a live look outside, looking out towards mt. diablo, a few high clouds, a little bit of haze. the tree on the right portion of your screen getting a little bit of a workout. we have a breeze out there.
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May 7, 2012 4:30am PDT
. governor brown will be among those attenning that ceremony. meantime several bay area police officers are taking part in a national event honoring james capoot and 160 other fallen police officers. overnight they took a red eye flight from oakland to new york city. the officers will join others from across the country in a marathon bike ride to raise money for the national law enforcement memorial. three vallejo police officers still grieving the loss of officer capoot will be among the riders. >> i sit behind his chair in lineup. i see his name every day. we have not forgotten him. we have not forgotten his family. we think about him all the time. >> the bay area police officers traveled light during their cross country trip. fedex shipped their bikes and all their bike gear ahead of them free of charge. >>> 4:35. in san francisco dozens of people are in temporary housing after a fire burned their apartments. it started just before 10:00 yesterday morning at duboce and valencia streets. five firefighters are hurt but they are expected to be okay. one person was taken to the hospital
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May 7, 2012 12:00pm PDT
, which is the greatest sacrifice anyone can give. >> governor brown hon otherred the fallen -- honored the fallen officers and thanked them for protecting the state and their own communities. >>> ahead -- another quick update on how wall street is doing. >>> and a warning for customers who use amazon.com. it's about something you do not want to see in your e-mail. t d. that's why we give you real big club card deals each week. this week a crazy low price on tide, $10.99 for 100 ounces. 12 rolls of bounty are $11.99. that's a dollar a roll! pack your lunches -- marie callender's are just 2 bucks. real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life. real big deals this week and every week. >>> one analyst says leaders are still waiting to see about the debt crisis in greece. the dow is down 8. nasdaq is up 8. s&p is up 2. >>> an e-mail scam is being sent to amazon.com customers that says amazon.com, your cancellation in the subject line. amazon officials say if you get this e-mail and have not recently placed and or -- an order with them, treat it -- delete it.
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May 7, 2012 6:00pm PDT
at the capital. governor jerry brown led the ceremony in sacramento honoring those who died in the line of duty last year. 8 officers lost their lives in 2011. the men and women will have their names engraved on a statue. >> we have come here to be with their families, to share their sorry and make sure their loved ones will never be forgotten. >> a nationwide event honoring fallen officers kicked off later in the week in washington, d.c. >>> hundreds of businesses are at risk of closing due to lawsuits all filed by the same attorney. business owners are accusing him of trying to exploit the american with disabilities act. ktvu's cara liu has more. >> reporter: this store contacted us about a lawsuit they are facing. the business next door, as well as others, they are all in the same boat. >> reporter: they work 11 hours a day, six days a week. but that could soon change according to her son-in-law. >> she was in shock. she couldn't eat. sleep. >> reporter: she was slapped with a lawsuit, claiming she doesn't accommodate disabled customers. >> theythey are living day by day. late on rent also.
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May 8, 2012 9:30am PDT
the hospital that night. >> listen to what the mayor had to say. this is byron brown. >> our message is clear that if you commit this kind of crime or any other kind of crime in the city of buffalo, we are watching. the video surveillance cameras are always watching. >> it always seems like there's somebody who wants to jump from the roof to the swimming pool at the big end-of-the-year party, right? take a look at this one. this is at colorado state university at the rams village apartment complex in fort collins. this is sophomore ian smith. he jumps off the roof. and you see him eventually in the pool. looks like a successful attempt. but when you look closer, ian actually hit the pavement first. a body then sort of rolled into the pool. ian got seriously injured during this. according to his brother, he broke his ankles. he broke his heels. he has multiple broken vertebrae in his lower back, and he's in critical condition. >> he could be paralyzed. >> some of the paramedics say this guy is lucky to be alive. kusa did a story about this. the reporter in this video shows the distance between
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May 13, 2012 5:00pm PDT
progress in creating budgets. the short fall is $16 billion. tomorrow in los angeles brown is scheduled to introduce a new fiscal plan and outline how he proposes to fill that budget gap. >> lawmakers waiting for the facebook ipo and what it could mean for the state deficit. they are expected to go public on friday making hundreds of employees instant million areas. that means about 2.5 billion in state taxes over the next five- years while lawmakers eager to see that they say it won't solve all of sacramento's problems. >> the facebook ipo is a big deal. you know it's speaking to the need to pass the revenue measure in november but it's not a -- it's not the silver bullet. >> analysts say the facebook affect could be beneficial to the state as the google effect in 2004. that is when the mountain view based company went public and raised about a half billion dollars in state tax revenue. >> facebook's ipo is set to come just a few days after the ceo's 28th birthday. with the ipo the t-shirt and hoody wearing ceo stands to be one of the richest men in the world. all at the age of 28.
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May 14, 2012 10:00pm PDT
not revealed the man's authorities or the extent of his injuries. >>> governor jerry brown is proposing a pay cut for state employees. as ken pritchett reports closing the gap will mean millions of the dollars in addition cuts. governor brown's second look at the budget revealed almost nothing but bad news. >> it's a difficult budget, and it reflects the fact that revenues are lower than we expected. the governor says half of the solution to closing a $15.7 billion deficit will come from gaps. they include 5% from state worker pay, saving $402 million in part by shortening the workweek. medi-cal would be cut by $396 million. in home support services will cut $99 million. >> we're going to have to cut deeper. by cutting alone really doesn't do it. >> california voters have rejected the last seven proposed statewide pay increases, they're going to reject them once in november as well. >>> if the governor's tax plan fails he says more cuts will occur, 90% targeting schools. >> this is an addition two weeks. >> reporter: nothing can be done for schools without new revenues. >> i hate the cuts the
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May 15, 2012 5:00pm PDT
. >>> the legislature took its first look today at governor brown's newly released revised budget plan. they are going over it carefully and sending it through committees. they heard from the department of finance and analysts office. the $92 billion spending plan relies on cuts and services to the poor and state workers and rising taxes through a november ballot measure. >> this is no time to say stop. don't fix our roads, don't build new schools, no we have to keep building for the future but we have to keep building for the future but adjust our balance sheet. >>> members of california's five legislative caucuses held a press conference to call attention to potential budget cuts that they say unfairly target low income african americans and latinos. the groups acollude the black, latino and lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender caucuses. they are worried about what will happen if governor brown's tax initiative does not pass in november. >> we're talking about addition tax cuts to our welfare program, but most importantly we're talking about cuts to education, particularly k-12. could mean three w
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May 22, 2012 10:00pm PDT
seen here in the brown outfit was driving just south of the golden gate bridge on may 12 when she hit two vehicles and just kept going. officers say moloski had a blood alcohol level higher than .08%. she was the target of protest last october for her disciplinary methods at polimer elementary school. she forced children to eat in the basement and gave demerits for bathroom trips. >>> police say 22-year-old jose lombreros was speeding last friday when he hit a round about and then a tree. his girlfriend, a recent college graduate killed and his son is now in critical condition. >>> a woman takes action when she sees a wheelchair slip off a dock. how that man is doing now. >> these people are not real people. they are just fake. >> the impact some say popular magazines have on teenage girls. and one girl's effort to change it. [ man ] hmm. a lot can happen in two hundred thousand miles... are you guys okay? yeah. ♪ [ man ] i had a great time. thank you, it was really fun. ♪ [ crash ] i'm going to write down my number, but don't use it. [ laughing ] ♪ [ engine turns over ] [ male
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May 28, 2012 10:00pm PDT
wife and daughter to survive a plane crash this weekend. ryan brown is a sacramento firefighters and was piloting the cessna and he says he came upon a storm. when he felt himself dropping, he put it nose first to try to gain some speed. >> it was a choice because i could see the terrain and if i would have nosed the plane in we wouldn't have walked away from it. >> reporter: the browns called for help using their cell phone, the three are in stable condition with back, neck and head injuries. >>> a man accused of three sexual assaults in san francisco's mission district is scheduled to appear in court tomorrow. 32-year-old fredrick dozier jr. was arrested back in january after police received a tip from the public. prosecutors say this surveillance video helped them identify dozier as the suspect. they say he is responsible for three sexual assaults from june to december of last year. investigators say each attack was more violent then the last with the last victim choked to the point of becoming unconscious. >>> in eight minutes, san francisco's suspended sheriff, what he sai
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May 6, 2012 5:00pm PDT
morning brown's executive order to eliminate half of the state cell phones paid by taxpayer dollars. no word on how much money this generated. >>> british officials are looking into security at london olympic stadium after a worker allegedly carried a fake bomb through two copyrights without being searched by guards. of the worker said he did it to expose flaws in the security system. the olympic stadium opened to public yesterday. >>> in washington, park service officials announced that the national christmas tree has died. the colorado blue spruce apparentlyy died from transplant shock. they are lined up another for this years' holiday season. >>> coming up on ktvu at 6:00 a body is found at the famed churchill downs less than a day after the kentucky derby. why investigators think this is a case of homicide. >>> also it's a political shake- up in france. a new leader takes over after defeat one-term president nicolas sarkozy. >>> a school gets in guzz, the contest that chardon high school won that will let the students end the year on a happy note. hello? the words are going thi
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May 14, 2012 7:00am PDT
jerry brown will release his revised state budget and gave a preview of what to expect. he said instead of the $9 billion budget gap, the state is facing a $16 billion deficit and mainly because of slow budget cuts. if voters do not approve his tax hikes in november, there will have to be a new round of cuts in education state compensation and welfare. >>> the growing crisis is certain to have a huge impact on the bay area and supervisors are having big money problems of their own. today they will discuss ways to fun the money for the state capital. >>> riders will be going through daily city and pacifica and alex savage is live at the starting line, alex you can tell us what we can expect to see out there, alex? >> reporter: first off, i don't think i am going anywhere near a bike and we will leave this to the professionals. they will be able to see them riding past their doors. stage ii they will be leaving from green going past pacifica and 120 professional cyclists are taking part in this race and they will be finishing in other areas. it will be throughout daily city, half-moon bay
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May 25, 2012 7:00am PDT
-- california's largest state employee union want to help governor brown to save money. the union is asking its members for saveth ideas to offer as alternatives to the governor. so far the union says it's received more than 1,000 ideas from its members. governor brown has proposed shifting employees to a four- day, 38-hour workweek. >>> the jury in the trial of john edwards, the corruption trial is now in its sixth day of deliberations. there's john edwards. he's accused of diverting almost a million dollars in campaign money as part of the scheme to hide an extramarital affair during the 2008 campaign. if convicted, he faces up to 30 years in prison. >>> well, three eighth-grade girls -- girls have been suspended for cyber bullying. the girls used facebook to threaten physical harm. california law allows schools to suspend students for cyber bullying even if it did not happen on campus. well, today is therd anniversary of the -- well, today is the 3rd avenue of the disappearance of evan -- anniversary of the disappearance of evan patz. new york city police say they have the signed confession
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May 29, 2012 7:00am PDT
in the brown outfit is a principal. the chp says she hit two cars on highway 101, south of the golden gate bridge on may 12th. police say she drove away from the scene. police also say she had a blood alcohol level over the legal limit when she was stopped. >>> a man accused of three sexual assaults in san francisco's mission district is due to appear in court today. this man was arrested in january after police got a tip from the public. prosecutors say this tip helped them identify dozier. they say he's responsible for three sexual assaults last year. they say each attack became more violent. the last victim was choked to the point of becoming unconscious. >>> a home on 25th avenue caught fire just after 5:30 last night. while inside battling the blaze, firefighters say they discovered a marijuana-growing operation. a ktvu news camera was allowed inside the house. firefighters say each room on the second floor had a different stage of the marijuana grow operation. police are now investigating. >> me being from the streets, i never smelled anything. i never got a whiff. i'm in shock. >> f
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May 14, 2012 5:00pm PDT
to approval and governor jerry brown says it will sign it. he vottos a similar -- vetoed a similar bill last year. >>> it is a big day for mark zuckerberg and it has nothing to do with facebook's ipo. plus ... [ cheers and applause ] >> the message from president obama today. >> bidding is about to get underway for a personal lunch with warren buffett. the charity that will be getting all of the money. [ female announcer ] safeway presents real big deals of the week. or how to keep from driving all over for the best deals. you don't need to run around. safeway gives you real big club card deals each week. right now, a sweet price on honey nut cheerios, just $1.88. starbucks coffee is only $7.77. that's less than a quarter for a great cup of coffee. and fage greek yogurt is just a buck. real big deals this week and every week. only at safeway. ingredients for life. >>> warren buffett is auctioning off a private lunch to benefit a san francisco charity. the proceeds go to the glide foundation. last year a bidder paid $2.6 billion to have lunch with warren buffett. bidding begins june 3 and con
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May 15, 2012 5:00am PDT
trading that cost jp morgan chase $2 billion is what brown down the financial system. they have yet to take affect for bankers lobbies for loopholes. >> if we don't get this under control we will have a continuous high risk of a meltdown. >> reporter: now there are already plans for congressional hearings into the scandal and why they will not find many friends in capitol hill in my next update allison burns ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> the infamous zodiac killer is still alive and it happened in 1968 to 1969 and the author of the cover up claims he is now a 91-year-old man who lives in the county. they investigated the suspect in the early 1970s but were stopped by power brokers. >>> those who want to apply for a super advisor seat, it became vacant after nadia announced she was resigning after several bazaar incidents. she claims a former lover abused her. >>> illegal dumping in the heights, they say large amounts of construction and debris is being left in the neighborhood and the department says it has been happening almost every month since october and is expensive to clean
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May 16, 2012 6:00am PDT
if they approve governor brown's tax plans. >>> muni for san francisco's youth is getting more support. a committee with the transportation authority voted to recommend $400,000 for by the lot program. the board had to approve the recommendation. a pilot program is expected to cost $900 million. the metropolitan transportation commission will take a vote next month on a $5 million funding request. >> sal is back with the traffic, well it is doll well so far and we are hoping for things that will not happen. 880 on the mcarthur maze, it is getting busier and there are no major problems from chp between vallejo and berkeley. as i look at the list we don't have a lot and we have reported injuries on the bay bridge westbound and this is before treasure island so metering lights may go on early at the toll plaza. it is afford and hopefully they will get up there and move along quickly. highway 4 is slow in antioch and also there is an injury crash which may be causing some slow traffic. we are looking at 880 westbound and that also is moving well. >>> cloudy morning for most, no fog here in
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May 23, 2012 12:00pm PDT
if governor brown's tax initiative sales. school districts will be allowed to reduce the school year up to 15 days over two academic years if voters don't approve the seals tax in november education could lose $5.5 billion in trigger cuts. currently districts have the option to eliminate five days from the school calendar in order to cut costs. >>> an a fund-raising event to hepburn victims has kicked off in the north bay. a parade of firetrucks it rolling through sonoma and marin county force the relay. the firefighters will be picking up donations from various agencies on the way, and so far more than dollars $11,000 have been raised for the burn victims. the parade of firetrucks left at 8:00 this morning and are expected to arrive at southern marin fire station 1 in sausalito around 5:30 tonight. >>> 10 different fire department and law enforcement agent says moat today. fire officials say the trainees will earn about -- learn about safety systems on hybrid and locate vehicles that are different sources of power and what components to avoid in event of a fire. officials say the voltage in
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